|Mississippi House Of Representatives District 88|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Staples is retired. He worked for BellSouth.
Staples attended the University of Southern Mississippi and Jones Junior College. He is a member of the American Legion, Jones County Cattleman's Association, Laurel Telephone Pioneers, Mississippi Arts Fair for the Handicapped, and the Northeast Jones Future Farmers of America Alumni.
Staples currently serves on the following committees:
- Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
- Public Utilities
- Universities and Colleges
- Ways and Means
Staples is running in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 88. He is running against Mitchell Pitts in the primary on August 2, 2011. Democratic candidate Jonathan Hodge ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. 
On November 6, 2007 Staples was re-elected in District 88, running unopposed.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 88 (2007)|
|Gary Staples (R)||7,002||100.00%|
In 2007, Staples collected $2,950 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mississippi Medical Association||$1,000|
|Mississippi Consumer Finance Association||$400|
|Spectra Energy Transmission||$300|
|Southern Strategy Group||$250|
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
366 Forest Road
Laurel, MS 39443
Phone: 601-649-4972 601-649-4972 (Home)
- Mississippi House Member Page
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 88
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